Woodrow Wilson had a tobacco-chewing ram with a flock of sheep to keep the grass down.
James Buchanan had Elephants, a gift from the King of Siam.
Martin Van Buren had two tiger cubs, a gift from the Sultan of Oman which Congress made him to send to the zoo.
Teddy Roosevelt had a literal zoo which included a lion, hyena, wildcat, coyote, five bears, two parrots, zebra, barn owl, snakes, lizards, rats, roosters and a raccoon.
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